CWRU Researchers use lasers and magnets to detect traces of ferrite (a waste product of the malaria virus) in the bloodstream. This device detects malaria earlier than other rapid testing devices. Read more about this invention.
USB Signal Master
A team of five undergraduates designed and built a modular USB oscilloscope over the course of two semesters.
Working to prevent the 48,000 deaths each year due to contagious infections caught while in a hospital, this novel concept involves a hand-shaped badge that healthcare workers can wear to signal to patients that they are willing to wash their hands upon request in the presence of the patients.
Featherweight servo motors and white PCBs form the beginnings of re-configurable high-tech fashion. Individual triangle-shaped units mesh together using neodymium magnets, which also carry serial communication signals and battery-charging current.